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CEO, Vidder, Inc.
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Mark Hoover is the CEO of Vidder, Inc. He leads the startup to address a fundamental problem: IT security organizations are becoming increasingly less secure, despite increasing spending on security. As a 30-year industry veteran having mostly developed or marketed networking products at AT&T Bell Labs, SynOptics/Bay Networks, and over 100 companies as a product strategist at Acuitive, Mark has a unique perspective. The same openness, visibility, and automated processes that have made TCP/IP networks hugely scalable are also the root cause of most network-centric security woes. At Vidder, Mark's mission is to bring to market a new security framework that strengthens security without impeding user productivity - one solution to reduce enterprise risk for traditional IT while achieving agility with security in the new enterprise shaped by public cloud services, SaaS, BYOD, and IoT.

Articles by Mark Hoover
5 Reasons the Cybersecurity Labor Shortfall Won't End Soon
Steve Morgan, Founder & CEO, Cybersecurity Ventures,  12/11/2017
Oracle Product Rollout Underscores Need for Trust in the Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  12/11/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.